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psylichon

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How does sling look tossed to a desktop with a good hardline connection?

I ran into a situation last NFL season that we were at a friend's house who didn't have the right cable package to view a game, but did have a media computer hooked up to his HDTV. We streamed my orb from home, and while it always looks great on the iPhone, it didn't translate very well to a large TV.
 

acosmichippo

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for me it's not great because my upload speed at my house rarely goes above 250kbps.

But within my home network, it's great. Easily as good as standard definition. I think the resolution is 640x480.

And i think the pro HD can go up to 720p/1080i.
 

Rip

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Yes, it's great on home network using the Mac app. Very good quality, though I do find sometimes have have to restart the connection if the sound goes (very slightly) out of sync with the picture.

So much better than Orb. I tolerated Orb until the Sling app for iPhone came out. It's now been uninstalled, where it belongs!
 

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really stupid question...and i figure the answer will be yes...but with the sling app i assume that is considered data transfer?..the only reason i ask is im going out of the country for my honeymoon, and thought that sling would be better then taking a laptop loaded with movies, if i can watch the movies on my computer and watch tv with the slingcatcher
 

acosmichippo

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yes, but if you only use it through free wifi, then you don't have to worry about any charges, if that's your concern.